Programmes and individual courses

Executive Education

With Executive Education from BI, you can stay up-to-date academically and make a bigger impact in a rapidly evolving job market. Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

We offer customised and open enrolment programmes and courses, designed so that you can combine studies with your career. Find a programme for you:

Executive Master of Management

Sustainable People Management

This course aims to develop participants’ critical thinking and understanding of sustainable people management, improve their reflective ability regarding common managerial and leadership practices, and equip them with the knowledge required to attain social sustainability. Apply for Spring 2021 now!

Creating Value with Customer and Market Analytics

Learn to take advantage of available data today by acquiring marketing skills for the next decade. This course teaches you how to understand and employ analytics to improve your business results.

Leading in Digitized Workplaces

This course teaches you how to become an effective leader in dynamic and increasingly digitized business environments, as well as how you can lead others in a fast-paced, digital era. Apply for Spring 2021 now!

Analytics for Strategic Management

This master programme aims to create professionals who can bridge the gap between decision-makers and data scientists. You will learn analytics’ foundational concepts and how to apply those to strategic management.

Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship

This course provides you with the tools and skills to grow your business internationally, develop an entrepreneurial mindset and draw on expertise both inside and outside of your organisation.

Sustainable People Management

This course aims to develop participants’ critical thinking and understanding of sustainable people management, improve their reflective ability regarding common managerial and leadership practices, and equip them with the knowledge required to attain social sustainability. Apply for Spring 2021 now!

Analytics for Strategic Management

This master programme aims to create professionals who can bridge the gap between decision-makers and data scientists. You will learn analytics’ foundational concepts and how to apply those to strategic management.

Creating Value with Customer and Market Analytics

Learn to take advantage of available data today by acquiring marketing skills for the next decade. This course teaches you how to understand and employ analytics to improve your business results.

Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship

This course provides you with the tools and skills to grow your business internationally, develop an entrepreneurial mindset and draw on expertise both inside and outside of your organisation.

Leading in Digitized Workplaces

This course teaches you how to become an effective leader in dynamic and increasingly digitized business environments, as well as how you can lead others in a fast-paced, digital era. Apply for Spring 2021 now!

"Entrepreneurial firms need to think globally from the get-go! Our course offers a range of tools and frameworks to grow your organisation successfully in a global context"

Birgitte Grøgaard

Professor, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

EXECUTIVE MBA

An Executive MBA from BI is more than just a degree. It gives you better insight into global markets and improves your ability to make good strategic decisions. The EMBA courses are almost entirely case-based, blending practical and theoretical knowledge. We also aim to help you find a life-long network of like-minded people and to provide you with a
toolkit enabling you to be successful in your career for years to come. 

Executive Master of Management in Energy

Shape your future with a master’s degree designed to develop your comprehensive understanding of key energy issues. Through this programme, you will develop the qualifications you need to lead the ”industrial revolution”, and prepare yourself for the most attractive management positions in the energy industry of today and tomorrow.

 

Open electives

With our elective courses you can tailor your degree to your own career ambitions. Choose from a wide range of modules and deepen your knowledge within sustainability, globalisation and digitalisation. The price for each course is 13.000 NOK.

Business in a Global Context

This course focuses on understanding the external environments how these affect firms’ strategic decisions and performance. We introduce frameworks and tools to support key strategic decisions when operating in a global context addressing key questions. Dates: 21.06 - 26.06.2021.

Entrepreneurship and Green Business Innovations

This course focuses on how you can develop smart green ideas and make business models for innovations. Learn more about design thinking in practice, social entrepreneurship and impact investment, and how companies can tackle cultural and organisational inerti. Dates: 29.11. - 04.12.2021.

Regional Business Contexts: EU and Latin America

The global business environment is currently in a state of tension, parallel with the increasing pressures for globalization.This specialization course explores regional contexts and the influence of regional integration schemes, with a specific focus on EU and Latin America. Dates: 23.05 - 27.05.2022.

Digital Business Models

Digitization changes the business models by which companies create value for their customers and their owners. This course provides participants with capabilities required to develop and strategically manage both digital transformation of established businesses and create new businesses. Dates: 23.05 - 28.05.2022.

Succeeding with Sustainable Growth

This course introduces green growth as a field of leadership and strategy. Most studies show that sustainable business attract employees, collaborate better with regulators, and discover new opportunities for innovation. Dates: 30.05- 04.06.2022.

Global Business in Asia: A Focus on China

This specialization course focuses on the Asian Business context, with a particular emphasis on China in the global competitive landscape. The Asian region has experience a surge of inward and outward foreign direct investments. Dates: 29.11. - 03.12.2021.

Design Thinking

Digital organizations excel at rapid-fire development of products and services adapted to user needs. This course will focus on Design Thinking methods and practices, digital development, and dynamic strategy processes. Dates: 29.11. - 04.12.2021.

Creating and Leading Green Organizations

In this course, we focus on how you can lead and manage the change process involved in executing green strategies for the transformation of a company to a successfull sustainability business. Dates: 23.05 - 28.05.2022.

Leading and Organizing Digitally

Rapid and unpredictable change, emergence of ubiquitous intelligent technology. Participants will learn about the demands and opportunities facing leaders and organizational designers in a digital work environment. Dates: 30.05 - 04.06.2022.

Business in a Global Context

This course focuses on understanding the external environments how these affect firms’ strategic decisions and performance. We introduce frameworks and tools to support key strategic decisions when operating in a global context addressing key questions. Dates: 21.06 - 26.06.2021.

Global Business in Asia: A Focus on China

This specialization course focuses on the Asian Business context, with a particular emphasis on China in the global competitive landscape. The Asian region has experience a surge of inward and outward foreign direct investments. Dates: 29.11. - 03.12.2021.

Entrepreneurship and Green Business Innovations

This course focuses on how you can develop smart green ideas and make business models for innovations. Learn more about design thinking in practice, social entrepreneurship and impact investment, and how companies can tackle cultural and organisational inerti. Dates: 29.11. - 04.12.2021.

Design Thinking

Digital organizations excel at rapid-fire development of products and services adapted to user needs. This course will focus on Design Thinking methods and practices, digital development, and dynamic strategy processes. Dates: 29.11. - 04.12.2021.

Regional Business Contexts: EU and Latin America

The global business environment is currently in a state of tension, parallel with the increasing pressures for globalization.This specialization course explores regional contexts and the influence of regional integration schemes, with a specific focus on EU and Latin America. Dates: 23.05 - 27.05.2022.

Creating and Leading Green Organizations

In this course, we focus on how you can lead and manage the change process involved in executing green strategies for the transformation of a company to a successfull sustainability business. Dates: 23.05 - 28.05.2022.

Digital Business Models

Digitization changes the business models by which companies create value for their customers and their owners. This course provides participants with capabilities required to develop and strategically manage both digital transformation of established businesses and create new businesses. Dates: 23.05 - 28.05.2022.

Leading and Organizing Digitally

Rapid and unpredictable change, emergence of ubiquitous intelligent technology. Participants will learn about the demands and opportunities facing leaders and organizational designers in a digital work environment. Dates: 30.05 - 04.06.2022.

Succeeding with Sustainable Growth

This course introduces green growth as a field of leadership and strategy. Most studies show that sustainable business attract employees, collaborate better with regulators, and discover new opportunities for innovation. Dates: 30.05- 04.06.2022.

About conduction of the spring 2021 semester

The conductions of the spring studies and programmes will be adjusted to the current government guidelines. Digital tuition will be used if necessary.

Read more about conduction of the spring 2021 semester.

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  • Internationally recognised: We are ranked as #1 in Norway and as one of the top business schools in Europe by the Financial Times. Also, obtaining the three most prestigious accreditations possible makes BI a Triple Crown school, together with only 1 percent of the world’s business schools.
  • On the digital forefront: By digitising our portfolio and offering future-forward programs, we aim to be in the front seat of teaching leaders how to lead digitally and transform their organisations.
  • Focus on flexibility: BI is all about tailoring the education after the student’s needs and schedule, which allows us to educate anyone from Olympic gold-winning athletes to the CFOs of major companies.    
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